FAQ's

1.WHY DO I HAVE TO PAY IN EURO AND NOT IN US DOLLARS OR IN BRITISH PUNDS ?

This is due to exchange rate fluctuations that may lead to unfortunate results for all parties. The euro is, of a number of reasons, the only constant currency. Therefore, we take payment in euros rather than in British pounds, US dollars or Scandinavian crowns.


2. ARE THE TICKETS INCLUDED IN THE PRICES?

Flights are only sometimes included in your holiday price, getting to Bulgaria is really easy from all the European major airports.


3. WHAT IS INCLUDED ?

We do not operate with any hidden costs to your holiday. Of the brochure to every trip it is apparent what is included in the price of your holiday. And it's usually the most.The meals will be taken in traditional Bulgarian restaurants where you will experience our superb cuisine with live music most evenings.

On trips where full meals are not included, this is due to our wish to not take from you the freedom to add up your spa treatments when it suits you, or just sit impulsively in one place you think is very exciting. 


4. WHY COME TO BULGARIA ?

Bulgaria is a "year round" destination and can offer much, so far little known to most people. If you wish to enjoy sun and sea, river rafting, mountain, skiing, beautiful vineyards, fishing, spa treatments, golf, sailing or culture, we offer you high quality and memorable experiences.Our travelers get great value for money in what they get own guide that provides quality experiences first hand throughout your stay. No other English tour operators offer this.


5. OUR SERVICE

We offer a nearly 24 hour service throughout your holiday with our host on hand to assist you and to ensure you have the best possible service and attention to make your holiday extra special with us at TPF travel.


6. WHAT IS THE BULGARIAN CURRENCY?

The local currency is the Bulgarian LEV. It has been used since 1881. The small unit of the Lev is called the stotinka. 100 stotinki make up one Lev.

 

7. DID THE AIRPORT TRANSFERS ARE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE 

Transfers to and from the airport/ hotel are included in the price. Are you traveling absolutely solo a transfer charge will apply. Please contact us for more information on this or regarding any other requests.

 

8.      MOBILE PHONES

There are GSM carriers all over Bulgaria giving nationwide coverage.Wi-fi is available throughout  the vast majority of Hotels, Cates and Restaurants.


9.      AVERAGE PRICES

Bulgaria has very favorable currency echange rate from the Lev to the US dollar and to the Pound offering excellent value for money. E.G. a coffee in a street café , £ 1,00/ 1,53 USD/ 9,42 NOK, glass of wine £ 1,50 /2,23 USD, short dring £ 2,50/3,83 USD and a large beer £ 1,50/2,23 USD.

 

10. DO I NEED TRAVEL INSURANCE

Yes, you do. Be sure to bring proof of medical insurance for travel.